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Kabul airport: Visuals show people falling to death from planes
As chaos unfolds at Kabul's airport, shocking visuals of people falling from airplanes taking off have emerged.
Over 200 Indians are stuck in Kabul amid Afghanistan crisis
More than 200 Indian nationals are still stuck in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, NDTV reported citing sources.
'Deeply worried' for women, minorities in Afghanistan: Malala Yousafzai
Shocked at the takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban, Pakistani activist and the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has said she is "deeply worried" for women, minorities, and human rights advocates living in the strife-torn country.
Twitter account hacked, says Afghan embassy official in India
An Afghan embassy official on Monday suggested that its Twitter handle was hacked after several tweets criticizing embattled Afghan President Ashraf Ghani for fleeing Afghanistan were posted from it.
Congress: No plan in place to evacuate Indians from Afghanistan
With the Taliban taking over Afghanistan, Congress on Monday asked the Modi government to wake up from its slumber and protect Indians in the strife-torn country.
'Hope India will change stance,' says Taliban as Afghanistan falls
The Taliban expects India to change its stance and support the group, its spokesman said.
Air India diverts Chicago-Delhi flight to avoid 'uncontrolled' Afghan airspace
Air India on Monday diverted its Chicago-Delhi flight toward Sharjah in the UAE to avoid Afghanistan airspace after it was declared "uncontrolled" by authorities at Kabul airport, senior officials said.
5 killed at Kabul airport as Taliban takes over Afghanistan
At least five people were reportedly killed at Kabul's airport on Monday as thousands attempted to flee Afghanistan amid a hostile takeover by the Taliban.
Pandit Rajesh, the last priest in Kabul, refuses to flee
People from all communities are looking to leave Afghanistan at the first chance they get as the Taliban gains power.
US flag comes down from embassy in Kabul amid evacuation
A State Department official says the American flag is no longer flying at the US Embassy in Kabul amid evacuations from Afghanistan's capital.
'To prevent bloodshed,' says Ghani on why he left Afghanistan
The Taliban is in full control of Afghanistan after its capital Kabul fell and President Ashraf Ghani fled the country over the weekend.
15 Aug 2021Taliban
Taliban set to form interim government in Afghanistan, reports say
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is set to give up the post and an interim government, led by the Taliban, will be formed, reports said on Sunday.
15 Aug 2021Taliban
Afghanistan: Taliban has entered capital Kabul, reports say
The Taliban has entered Afghanistan's capital Kabul, and there seems to be little resistance from the country's security forces, reports said.
'Won't allow more deaths': Afghanistan President amid reports of resignation
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani today said his government will prevent further violence and displacement in the country, that has been seeing deadly clashes as the Taliban advances.
As Taliban advances, it's forcing Afghan women to marry terrorists
Amid reports of the Taliban gaining ground in Afghanistan, the terror group is now reportedly coercing Afghan women to marry its terrorists.
Afghanistan: Taliban races toward Kabul as more cities fall
The Taliban is now just 50 kilometers away from Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, as more cities fell to the insurgents in quick succession.
13 Aug 2021India
Afghanistan: Taliban captures Kandahar as clashes continue
The Taliban has captured Kandahar, Afghanistan's second-largest city, marking the latest jolt to the country's government in a matter of days, officials confirmed on Friday.
12 Aug 2021Taliban
Afghanistan proposes power-sharing deal with Taliban to end violence: Report
The Afghan government has reportedly proposed a power-sharing deal with the Taliban in exchange for an end to the violence that has killed thousands of civilians.
11 Aug 2021India
Afghanistan: 3 more provincial capitals fall to the Taliban
The Taliban has captured three more provincial capitals and a local Army headquarters in Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday, in the latest setback to the country's government.
10 Aug 2021Taliban
India to evacuate citizens from Afghanistan on special flight today
India has appealed to all its nationals living in and around Afghanistan's Mazar-i-Sharif to leave the country on a special flight this evening.
05 Aug 2021TS Tirumurti
Under India's Presidency, UNSC will meet to discuss Afghanistan's situation
The UN Security Council (UNSC), under the Presidency of India, will meet on Friday to discuss the worsening security situation in Afghanistan.
16 Jul 2021Taliban
Pulitzer-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed in Afghanistan
Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist, was killed in clashes in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan on Thursday night.
16 Jul 2021Taliban
Indian photojournalist, Danish Siddiqui, killed in Afghanistan's Kandahar province
Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist, who was working with Reuters news agency has been killed in Afghanistan while covering clashes between Afghan troops and the Taliban.
11 Jul 2021Taliban
As Taliban advances, India evacuates Kandahar consulate in Afghanistan
Amid reports of the Taliban gaining control of new areas around Afghanistan's Kandahar, India on Saturday evacuated around 50 of its diplomats and security personnel back to Delhi citing security concerns.
02 Jul 2021United States of America
Afghanistan: US to leave Bagram air base after 20 years
All United States troops are expected to leave the Bagram air base in Afghanistan on Friday after nearly 20 years, US officials reportedly said.
14 Apr 2021Joe Biden
Biden to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan before 9/11 anniversary
On Wednesday, United States President Joe Biden is expected to make a formal announcement about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. The US will pull the remaining combat troops from the war-torn country by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the al-Qaeda terrorist attacks.
25 Dec 2020DNA
Detention of 10 Chinese spies in Afghanistan leaves Beijing red-faced
In a development that has left Beijing embarrassed, a 10-member module that operated a terror cell has been busted in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials in the know told HT.
25 Nov 2020India
India announces projects worth $80 million for war-torn Afghanistan
Sending a message that it stands by its allies, India on Tuesday released new development initiatives for war-torn Afghanistan. The initiatives include the construction of a dam and nearly 150 projects which would cost $80 million.
21 Nov 2020Kabul
Afghanistan: 14 rockets land in Kabul; five dead, 21 injured
As many as 14 rockets landed in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday, taking the lives of five people and injuring 21, said reports.
02 Nov 2020Taliban
Afghanistan: Gunmen storm Kabul University leaving 19 dead, 22 wounded
At least 19 people were killed and 22 wounded as gunmen stormed the Kabul University in Afghanistan on Monday, the Interior Ministry said.
18 Oct 2020Taliban
Afghanistan suicide car bombing leaves 12 dead, over 100 injured
At least 12 people were killed and over 100 injured in a suicide car bombing in the western Ghor province of Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said.
27 Jul 2020Kabul
It's home: Persecuted in Afghanistan, 11 Sikhs arrive in Delhi
Eleven Sikhs from Afghanistan reached Delhi on Sunday, four months after a barbaric attack at a gurudwara in Kabul killed 27.
25 Mar 2020India
Terrorists barge into gurudwara in Kabul, kill at least 11
In a despicable incident, terrorists, armed with guns, barged inside a gurudwara in Afghanistan's capital Kabul and rained bullets, killing at least 11 on Wednesday, several reports said.
04 Mar 2020Taliban
Trump speaks to top Taliban leader, calls it "good talk"
Days after the United States signed an accord with the Taliban, aimed at bringing peace in ravaged Afghanistan, President Donald Trump spoke with one founder of the terrorist organization.
29 Feb 2020Taliban
US, Taliban sign historic peace deal to end Afghanistan war
After months of negotiations, the United States and Taliban on Saturday signed a historic peace agreement to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan.
27 Jan 2020Taliban
Passenger plane with 83 onboard crashes in Taliban-held Afghanistan area
A passenger plane crashed in the Deh Yak district of Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Monday.
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16 Dec 2019Narendra Modi
Violence not an answer: Modi on protests against Citizenship Act
Amid nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said people should not believe rumors and work towards maintaining peace and harmony.
12 Dec 2019Pakistan News
IUML to file plea against Citizenship Bill in Supreme Court
A day after the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has filed a writ petition against the Bill in the Supreme Court on Thursday, calling it "unconstitutional."
09 Dec 2019Indira Gandhi
Amit Shah defends Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, slams Congress' past
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill seeks to correct Congress' mistakes, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday as he defended his government's decision to give Indian citizenship to persecuted non-Muslims from neighboring countries.